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Starting firefox installed via flatpak creates two icons in task bar

i'm trying out flatpak. The only app I have trouble with is firefox. After starting it, it creates 2 icons in dock. They both show the firefox logo but one is more blurry than the other. The blurry ...
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The video only works on YouTube (Firefox)

In the firefox, videos work well only on YouTube and in advertisements before videos on other sites. The videos themselves on other sites are slowing down. The problem is only in this browser, ...
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Strange occlusions + cropping in Firefox

I am on elementaryOS Hera and have an interesting phenomenon where some blackish bar occludes part of Firefox's viewport: Also you can see that the viewport is cropped somehow (see the beige help box ...
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Slow Startup Of Firefox

Whenever I want to open Firefox it takes a second or two before I even see the window. Chromium-based browsers like Chrome or Brave launch instantly. I don't have issues with any other app except for ...
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Starting firefox kills the UI (sometimes)

Sometimes (notably when my laptop is not connected to a power source, but sometimes when it is), when I start FireFox the whole UI dies. I'm using elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera HP pavilion laptop DKMS ...
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Firefox is crashing right after start. Reinstalling does not help

my Firefox has been working a few years. Since August 2021 he crashes without reason as soon as i start it. I uninstalled it and installed again. The software crashes again right after starting again. ...
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How Do I Get RuTube.ru To Play Videos?

How can I play RuTube videos? Here is the link to the site, its a Russian version of YouTube. RuTube The videos on this site won't play using Chromium or Firefox browsers. They play on my phone ...
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Hiding titlebar in Firefox?

Why are both close and minimize icons both on the left? Is it possible to make minimize icon appear on the right?
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Firefox 89.0 blanks the top of the viewport--but only installed from the AppCenter

I've been using the AppCenter versions of applications when they're available, figuring your devs made sure they worked with the idiosyncrasies of elementary OS. However, the recent upgrade resulted ...
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Firefox Cannot Open Profile Directory

I just installed eOS 6. I was running Pop OS and backed up two Firefox profiles. I am trying to restore them. I installed Firefox from flathub and pressing profile directory does not open a new window....
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Firefox issue - can't get updates (non curated apps)

I'm having issues with Firefox: It is a 'non curated' app, so when i try to select automatically update in the firefox setting, the toggle is greyed out and I'm told the app is managed by the system. ...
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Windows-like buttons in Firefox when on fullscreen mode

When I use Firefox in fullscreen-mode (by pressing f11) and I hover my mouse on the top of the screen to display the navigation/bookmarks bar, the app shows minimise/maximise/quit buttons that clearly ...
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Graphic drivers and webgl not working in FFox

Could it be the graphics drivers, why do I have so many NVidia drivers? and which one should I keep? I am using Flatpak Mozilla Firefox 90.0 == /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:01.0/0000:01:00.0 == ...
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Resolving System Freezing / Crashes

For background, I'm new to Elementary OS, but have been using Linux (mostly Ubuntu) for over a decade as a casual user (not a power user). This is the first distro that I've installed on my desktop ...
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elementary OS 5.1 Hera Non-curated Firefox Not Updating

elementary OS 5.1 Hera (all updates to 2021-04-22) Firefox seem to have stopped updating. Firefox reports only 87.0. Installed via App Center as a non-curated. (Flatpak does not work well for me.)
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latest firefox context menus

So just updated to the latest Firefox this morning and now all my context windows render an additional white space around the shadow. Hoping eOS 6 will resolve this?
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window shadow on firefox

i have Dell G7 with geforce 2060 and latest drivers with latest Elementary i have black shadow on letf and top when web aplication opens new firefox window. on java mouse is not sinhronized with java-...
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Firefox or pantheon window render bug?

The latest Firefox update gives a really weird double window. Anyone else facing this? Can somebody please clarify? Thanks! Oy! it's gone when title-bar was hid.
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How to show the debug window of Netflix in Firefox (Ctrl + Alt + Shift + D)

I finally had Netflix play at higher resolutions with a native elementary OS browser (specifically Firefox). I am using an updated version of the Netflix 1080p add-on in Firefox and it works ...
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Used AppCenter to download Mozilla Firefox, but Files shows no .tar or download

I've been using Epiphany for a couple of days, but have encountered a problem with Google Voice that I think Firefox would "solve." Instead of downloading on my own, I dutifully used the ...
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Why Epiphany over Firefox?

Dear ElementaryOS users, a questions popped up in my mind: why should anyone use Epiphany over Firefox? Mine is NOT a blind criticism on the elementary team, rather a pure curiosity. In Elementary ...
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Firefox autofil hint cover input blocks

I am hoping someone can help me with this. On my desktop I use Juno and firefox as my main browser. When I access page that will require some form of autofilled input (Like a saved username and ...
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Amazon prime video not working

I've recently installed the elementary OS 5.1 Hera, Amazon Prime Videos will not work, they just
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mouse right click double clicks?

I have an annoying issue with Firefox and epiphany when I right click on a link to open it in a new tab, it does not give me the chance to click it, it clicks by it self I have to hold the right click ...
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Webgl not working on firefox

I'm using firefox installed with snap. My current version is 72.0.1, I have webgl.force-enable: true and webgl.disabled: false. Going to https://codesandbox.io/ is not working and I get this error in ...
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libnss3 package version update (document signing issue)

I am running EOS 5.1 lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: elementary Description: elementary OS 5.1 Hera Release: 5.1 Codename: hera I am currently experiencing a ...
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Firefox Dropdowns in wrong location

I recently started using elementary OS and installed Firefox as my browser. I'm currently having a problem with the dropdowns, like the context menu or the input suggestion as they appear in wrong ...
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Can't control Firefox media through the sound indicator or keyboard shortcuts

When playing media in Firefox, for example on Youtube.com it would be great if we could control this using our build in audio indicator or the audio keyboard shortcuts. But it looks like Firefox isn't ...
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How do I move the X (close) button on Firefox to the left?

As you can see above, the close button is on the right Windows-style. But I want to make it fit with the elementary look. I think this requires messing around with Firefox's userChrome.css but I have ...
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Multimedia-Content

I can not display multimedia content in some browsers (Epiphany + Vivaldi). Firefox + Chromium works fine. I manually copied the Chromium codec into the Vivaldi directory. Unfortunately, did not help. ...
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How do I install Firefox Developer Edition on ElementaryOS?

The download link on the Firefox Developer Edition page just downloads a .tar.bz2 file. Have tried the following methods: Umake sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make sudo apt-get ...
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Firefox Dev Edition as Default Browser

I manually installed Firefox Developer Edition, added it to the dock, and set it as my default browser. All was good, but now it displays a secondary gear icon in the dock when I open it by clicking a ...
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Firefox Context Menus are weird and don't work correctly

I'm having an issue where I right click and as soon as I release the button, it selects the option where the mouse is like I left-clicked. Also, context menus are appearing in the middle of where my ...
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Firefox right click issue

is anybody else having this annoying issue with Firefox? when I right-click the little window that pops-up clashes with the mouse, making it difficult to choose what to select.
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Running two browsers with separate network interfaces

I need to connect to the internet via wifi connection with firefox while maintaining ethernet connection to another router via second separate firefox setup installed with snap. How do i do such a ...
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In pantheon-files, right click -> open with -> other applications displays a small window with a list of applications. How do I add a new entry to it?

So I installed firefox in /opt/ and I'm using it normally but I want it to also be the default pdf viewer. I did gvfs-mime --set application/pdf firefox.desktop and now firefox is the default ...
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Context menu opens with the mouse pointer in the middle of it [duplicate]

Beginning early this past week sometime I noticed the right-click context menu in Firefox opens with the mouse pointer right in the middle of it. As a result it usually selects "Inspect Element" ...
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Failed to open shm/Too many open files error with Firefox [closed]

I just recently swapped to Elementary OS and I planned to stay, however I am getting a terrible browsing experience. Every time I use Firefox it will at some point crash and die, with weird graphical ...
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Firefox 65 gives a blank page when minimized/maximized

I might be in the wrong place and maybe should report this to Mozilla, but no one else seems affected by searching around, so I believe it might be elementary OS-specific. Since version 65, when you ...
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Firefox unresponsive after upgrade to version 65

Recently I installed the latest release of Firefox stable, version 65. Since the upgrade, Firefox is unusable. When attempting to load a web page, both through bookmarks and typed in addresses, it ...
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Is it possible to get rid of the title bar for Firefox?

It can be done in Fedora with the Gnome 3 theme: http://fedoramagazine.org/make-firefox-look-native-fedora/ It should be like this: but it looks like this:
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Video freezes when watching videos

When i watch videos on youtube using firefox or Epiphany the video freezes when i do nothing for a few minutes and i have to move the mouse so that the video continues it's a very annoying problem if ...
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Firefox right button on selected text start Inspect Tool not right button menu

I test Elementary OS 5.0 (Juno). When I use Firefox and select some text press right button I get strange behavior. I do not see the menu but I see the Inspect tool from Firefox. My question is this ...
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Firefox open containing folder cannot find location [closed]

I have Loki 0.4.1 installed with Firefox 60.0.1. I have some folder created in my download folder which have spaces in them, if I download to any of these folders and then try and select open ...
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Making torrential my default torrent client

Good morning, I have installed a Torrential however I am no table to use it. When I try to download a torrent, Elementary offers the list of torrent clients, but Torrential is not amongst them. Also, ...
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Firefox title bar and tabs merge

Since firefox update to 57 none of hide titlebar addons work. Is there a way to merge title bar with tabs, so that lines in picture provided belove becomes one? I tried merging with firefox settings,...
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Why does Firefox keep creating a ~/Desktop folder?

This is more of a puzzle than a problem: Every time I start Firefox, a "Desktop" folder is created in my home folder (home/me/Desktop). I delete it, use Firefox, it comes back. Am I sure it's ...
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missing /opt for firefox esr install

wanted to install firefox esr via the package from mozilla.com and still want to. Found an guide to do so which includes to unpack the package to /opt = "sudo tar -xvjf firefox-10.0.2.tar.bz2 -C /opt"....
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How can I roll back Firefox back to previous version?

After doing a dist-upgrade Firefox got updated to the latest version, how can I go back to the previous version?
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Firefox 49.0 doesn't show words in italics on Wikipedia

I have encountered a weird problem with the recent version of Mozilla Firefox (49.0) on Loki. There seems to be a bug when displaying Wikipedia pages - words in italics are simply left out. See e.g. ...